60 Tyler Perry Quotes About Life, Dreams, & Success

Tyler Perry is a multi-talented American filmmaker, playwright, actor, and entrepreneur. He is best known for creating and playing an iconic character named Madea, a wise and sassy elderly woman portrayed by Perry himself. Here is the best Tyler Perry quotes that will inspire you to work hard to achieve success in life.

Coming from a very humble background, Perry paved his way to become one of the most influential and successful figures in the entertainment industry.

Tyler Perry initially gained recognition through his stage plays and the iconic character Madea. He achieved great success as a playwright with stage productions like Diary of a Mad Black Woman and Madea’s Family Reunion, which resonated with audiences for their powerful messages.

His work is often characterized by a unique blend of humor, drama, and touching storytelling, mostly exploring themes of family, faith, and resilience.

Apart from acting and filmmaking, Perry has made significant contributions as a producer, writer, and director. He has produced 22 films, 21 theatrical plays, nine TV shows, and huge box-office numbers.

Perry created history by opening Tyler Perry Studios, the first major film studio owned by an African American. He built this studio in one of Atlanta’s poor neighborhoods to show young black children that they too could succeed.

He has received several accolades and awards including the Ultimate Icon Award at the 2019 BET Awards. His name was also included in Time’s list of the 100 most influential people in 2020.

Perry’s films and shows have cumulatively grossed over $660 million, and his net worth is an estimated $1 billion, making him one of the richest producers in the world.

Here are the best Tyler Perry quotes that will inspire you to unleash your full potential and will motivate you to turn your dreams into reality.

Top 10 Tyler Perry Quotes

  1. “Love is stronger than any addiction.” — Tyler Perry
  2. “He who has the gold makes the rules.” — Tyler Perry                       

    Tyler Perry Quotes
    Tyler Perry Quotes
  3. “Your beginning never dictates your destination.” — Tyler Perry        

    Quotes By Tyler Perry
    Quotes By Tyler Perry
  4. “I don’t think dreams die – I think that people give up.” — Tyler Perry                                            

    Tyler Perry Famous Quotes
    Tyler Perry Famous Quotes
  5. “You can’t make yourself happy by causing other people’s misery.” — Tyler Perry 

    Best Tyler Perry Quotes
    Best Tyler Perry Quotes
  6. “Life is sometimes hard, and you have to laugh your way through it.” — Tyler Perry   

    Tyler Perry Motivational Quotes
    Tyler Perry Motivational Quotes
  7. “There will be rough nights but joy really does come in the morning.” — Tyler Perry               

    Inspirational Quotes By Tyler Perry
    Inspirational Quotes By Tyler Perry
  8. “The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “It’s not an easy journey, to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place because it frees you.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “It doesn’t matter if a million people tell you what you can’t do, or if ten million people tell you no. If you get one yes from God, that’s all you need.” — Tyler Perry

Best Tyler Perry Quotes On Success

  1. “My brand is faith.” — Tyler Perry
  2. “We can do anything.” — Tyler Perry
  3. “Everything that happens to you can work for your good if you let it.” — Tyler Perry
  4. “You can never be upset with the people who forced you into your dream.” — Tyler Perry
  5. “If I had not had faith in my life. I don’t know where I would be right now.” — Tyler Perry
  6. “What I have learned in this life is, you can never be ashamed of where you come from.” — Tyler Perry
  7. “Sometimes you have to be hidden, sometimes people are not supposed to recognize you.” — Tyler Perry
  8. “I’ve never chased money. It’s always been about what I can do to motivate and inspire people.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “People ask me all the time, how did you make it? I say it in press all the time but people cut it out…it was nothing but the grace of God.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “When you haven’t forgiven those who’ve hurt you, you turn your back against your future. When you do forgive, you start walking forward.” — Tyler Perry

Famous Quotes By Tyler Perry

  1. “I live my life outside of the box.” — Tyler Perry
  2. “I love to give. I’ve been a giver all my life.” — Tyler Perry
  3. “If you lie to yourself you will lie to God too.” — Tyler Perry
  4. “We all have the power to be a point of light.” — Tyler Perry
  5. “I’m just enjoying my life. I suggest you try it.” — Tyler Perry
  6. “I never thought of myself as a mogul, but it’s really great to be in that position.” — Tyler Perry
  7. “A footstool is only needed when you need to get higher. Let your enemy lift you.” — Tyler Perry
  8. “Sometimes we try to hold on to the very things that God himself is trying to tear apart.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “I work three months really hard, nonstop, and then I take a month off. Then I do do it all over again. I work hard but I give myself four breaks a year.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “Everything that I write about, I write from my own experiences. There are bits and pieces of everything that’s in the very fabric of who I am, that help me tell a story.” — Tyler Perry

Inspirational Tyler Perry Quotes

  1. “You too can make it.” — Tyler Perry
  2. “I thank God for closed doors.” — Tyler Perry
  3. “I set the camera up and tell my story.” — Tyler Perry
  4. “What I’ve learned is you treat women right.” — Tyler Perry
  5. “Stay in your lane and do what you’re supposed to do.” — Tyler Perry
  6. “I got 27 people living in my head and all of them was about to beat the heck out of you for doing that..” — Tyler Perry
  7. “Once you’re truly happy with yourself alone, that’s when you are safe to find the right person to spend the rest of your life with.” — Tyler Perry
  8. “Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “My biggest success is getting over the things that have tried to destroy and take me out of this life. Those are my biggest successes. It has nothing to do with work.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “For me, there is a guiding compass that just lives inside of me. Every time I’ve gone against it, something bad has happened. As long as I stay in line and honor it, it has really been life-changing.” — Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry Quotes About Dreams And Goals

  1. “Never wish to be somebody else.” — Tyler Perry
  2. “Are You Living or Just Existing?” — Tyler Perry
  3. “Don’t try to be seen, God may be hiding you on purpose.” — Tyler Perry
  4. “The grass may be greener on the other side but the water bill is higher.” — Tyler Perry
  5. “Don’t wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection.” — Tyler Perry
  6. “Ideas are like wild horses in my head sometimes, and they’re all over each other.” — Tyler Perry
  7. “Who you are at 20 will not be who you are at 40 and if it is, SOMETHING IS WRONG!” — Tyler Perry
  8. “If you spread the water across many, many seeds, you don’t have as much water for one seed.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “We don’t have wait for somebody to green light our projects, we can create our own intersections.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “All of the power that you have and all of the strength that you have and all the ideas that you have are in or born in your uniqueness.” — Tyler Perry

Motivational Tyler Perry Quotes

  1. “Your gift can make room for you.” — Tyler Perry
  2. Bitterness is as toxic as stage 4 cancer.” — Tyler Perry
  3. “Being alone doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re lonely.” — Tyler Perry
  4. “People always try to do the right thing.. after they’ve tried everything else.” — Tyler Perry
  5. “Focus on one thing, make it your priority, and stick with it no matter what.” — Tyler Perry
  6. “Don’t share your dreams with everyone and don’t be angry with non-dreamers.” — Tyler Perry
  7. “God will prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies so let them watch you eat.” — Tyler Perry
  8. “I put a thong on a few months ago trying to be sexy. I’ve been looking for it but ain’t seen it since.” — Tyler Perry
  9. “People ask me all the time, how did you make it? I say it in the press all the time but people cut it out…it was nothing but the grace of God.” — Tyler Perry
  10. “While the most dangerous person in the world is a person with nothing to lose, the most powerful person in the world is a person with nothing to prove.” — Tyler Perry


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